Author - Anna Lee

Corrugated Fiberboard Packaging – 2021 Price & Availability Impacted

As we recently explained in a post on the plastic market, we at Packnet are acutely aware of the market volatility impact across several packaging-related commodities.  From wood to plastics, production slowdowns and material shortages are up against unprecedented demand from manufacturing, construction, and consumers, particularly as buying habits...

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2020 Lumber Market Impact on Wood Packaging

"Unprecedented" is readily becoming the word of the year for 2020.  The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted all aspects of our lives. The lumber market is not exempt from these effects. It all started with curtailment during the first stages of the pandemic here in the United States. Following that came the...

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ISPM 15 for Wood Packaging- What you need to know

The International Standards for Phytosanitary Measures 15 was developed to prevent the transport of disease and insects through wood packaging materials (WPM) shipped between countries. It affects wood packaging materials, including dunnage, pallets, and crates. The wood must be debarked, heat-treated or fumigated, and then stamped or branded with...

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Critical Business and Packaging

The Department of Homeland Security issued guidance on "Essential Critical Infrastructure Workers", as executed by the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA). The nature of businesses across the United States are varied, so this guidance provides direction to help local agencies and communities determine which businesses are critical for uninterrupted...

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Avoid Disaster when Tradeshow Shipping

For many companies, tradeshows are major events. The opportunity to physically put yourself in the middle of a crowd of your target audience is golden. Therefore, it’s vital that you put your best foot forward. No matter how much you plan, however, booths and other items aren’t in your...

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What Makes Corrugated Packaging Eco-Friendly

Being an environmentally responsible company isn’t just about obligation. If you research how consumers weigh social responsibility when choosing brands, the numbers have been steadily increasing from as far back as 2011. In 2013, Nielsen published an article stating: “The Nielsen Global Survey on Corporate Social Responsibility surveyed more than...

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